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World Cup 2014

Features, schedules, stats and interactive graphics from the party that is the World Cup in Brazil.


Real Salt Lake's scoring output continues to suffer without Saborio

Once one of the highest-scoring teams in MLS with 21 goals in 10 games, that production has dropped off dramatically for Real Salt Lake with only six goals in its past... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Photo gallery: The fans of the World Cup

The World Cup is over, and as good as the games have been in Brazil, the fans have been just as interesting. Read more »

July 13, 2014

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Germany wins terrifically entertaining World Cup

For a 32-day showcase of football at its best, the winning goal was beautifully appropriate. Mario Goetze controlled the ball with his chest and then volleyed it into... Read more »

July 13, 2014

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Germany wins the World Cup on Mario Goetze's goal in extra time

The win is Germany's first as a united country. West Germany won the World Cup in 1954, 1974 and 1990. Read more »

July 13, 2014

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Sabella: 'Perfect game' required against Germany

Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella is looking for perfection against Germany in Sunday's World Cup final. Read more »

July 12, 2014

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Germany wants history and title in South America

No European team has ever won a World Cup played in the Americas. Just one more source of motivation for Germany ahead of Sunday's final against Argentina. Read more »

July 12, 2014

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Netherlands beats host Brazil 3-0 to finish 3rd at 2014 World Cup

Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Saturday. Read more »

July 12, 2014

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Netherlands looking to finish World Cup unbeaten

Dutch coach Louis Van Gaal is trying to motivate his players for the third-place match against Brazil by giving them the mission of becoming the only Dutch squad to... Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Latin Americans reluctantly rally behind Argentina

With a reputation for arrogance and illusions of European-styled grandeur, Argentines have long been the objects of scorn and the butt of jokes across Latin America Read more »

July 10, 2014

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Column: Messi missing signature World Cup moment

The World Cup can only hope that Lionel Messi is leaving his best for last. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Kyle Beckerman returns to training for Real Salt Lake, while Nick Rimando sits out

Real Salt Lake captain Kyle Beckerman put in a full day of training with the team Wednesday afternoon at America First Field in Sandy. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Brazil trying to shift focus to 3rd-place match

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari and his players are trying to put the devastating semifinal loss to Germany behind them as quickly as possible, turning their focus to... Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after the game finished... Read more »

July 9, 2014

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World Cup entangled with Mideast conflicts

With the World Cup in faraway Brazil coming at a time of unprecedented sectarian violence and soaring tension in the Middle East, some Arab football fans have been... Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Brazil struggles with big World Cup loss to Germany

It wasn't just a bad dream. Brazilians woke up Wednesday to dreadful headlines describing the shame and humiliation of their soccer team's historic defeat of 7-1 to... Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Netherlands vs Argentina: How they compare

When Argentina plays the Netherlands in the World Cup semifinals on Wednesday, it will be a matchup of arguably the two best attacks in the tournament. No less than... Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Home cooked: Germany routs Brazil 7-1, reaches World Cup final

Germany handed Brazil its heaviest World Cup loss ever on Tuesday with an astounding 7-1 rout in the semifinals that stunned the host nation. Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Fans start gathering for Brazil-Germany semifinal

Tension will mount, no doubt, before the 5 p.m. kick off (2 p.m. MDT) in Tuesday's World Cup semifinal match between five-time champion Brazil and three-time titlist... Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Brazil vs Germany: Breaking down the matchups

Brazil and Germany are two of the most decorated teams in football, with eight World Cup titles between them. Both have their share of players among the all-time... Read more »

July 7, 2014

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FIFA takes no action over challenge on Neymar

FIFA will not take action against the Colombia player who injured Neymar and ended the Brazil star's World Cup. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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DNTester
Rexburg, ID

Go, go Costa Rica!!!!! Pura Vida :)

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